Saturday, June 30, 2012

Efes - Ephesus

Efes or Ephesus is one of the greatest ruined cities in the western world. The city was founded ın the 4th century BC by Alexander the Great's successor Lysimachus.

Introducing Kelly of http://bytheseatofmyskirt.com fame. We met in San Francisco for dinner in April and August 2010 and now are traveling together for one week!
Efes (or Ephesus)





Token theatre shot






Library of Celsus

Arete represents virtue.


Ennoia ıs for ıntellect - Çok gezen çok bilir. The more you travel, the more you know.

The house of Mary. You know, J.C.'s ma.


Gate of Hercules



I like the juxtaposition.
Stork!


Friday, June 29, 2012

Bergama/Pergamon

The ride up to the ancient city of Bergama.

Originally settled by the Greeks in 8th century BC.

The theatre and Temple of Trajan




Performing ın the 3rd century BC theatre for an estimated 10,000 ghosts.

ANCİENT TURTLE!!!




The library. Where is everyone??




Temple of Trajan completed between 125-138 AD

Word.


Dam




Fresh orange juice available all over Turkey. Yum!





Aydin. Owner of Athena Pension in Bergama City. He is wonderful. His place is as fantastic as he ıs. We sat here for 5 hours talkıng, eatıng untıl we saw a shootıng star so huge we thought ıt was a sıngle fırework.

Our dinner.

I could have stayed here for days.

Breakfast.

In the upper left corner ıs the Temple of Trajan. Spectacular.